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Proposed Kennebunk hotel faces opposition

A proposed 80-room boutique hotel in Kennebunk's Lower Village faced some opposition from community members Monday night as developers sought a controversial zoning...

WEX Inc. posts 13% revenue growth in Q2

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WEX Inc., an international fleet card and corporate payment services company based in South Portland, achieved a 13% gain in total revenue in the second quarter, it said...

Portland-based Otto Pizza launching eighth store

Otto Pizza, a Portland-based pizza chain founded in 2009, is opening its second location in South Portland this August, making it the company's eighth store in New...

Nova Star spending $21M subsidy faster than planned

Nova Star Cruises has now received $21 million total in government subsidies from Canada, far sooner than what a seven-year payment schedule originally called for.

Portland's Westin hotel bar projects $1.2M revenue this year

The Westin Portland Harborview hotel is projecting $1.2 million in revenue this year from its Top of the East Lounge alone, more than double what it made before finishing...

Market Basket protests stymie Maine growth

Market Basket’s plan to open more stores in southern Maine are on hold as a result of ongoing protests by employees seeking to reverse the firing of the grocery chain’s...

S. Portland may seek help from environmentalists

In anticipation of a legal challenge from the oil industry, the city of South Portland may solicit funds from environmental groups to defend its ban of so-called tar sands...

Clam Festival sees largest turnout in recent years

Organizers of the 49th annual Yarmouth Clam Festival said the event had one of its best years of attendance, attributing the large turnout to last weekend’s sunny...

South Portland enacts crude oil ban

Oil industry officials said they will take the city of South Portland to court after it enacted a ban on the loading of crude oil into marine vessels or related developments Monday...

Congress Square sale referendum unlikely this fall

The city of Portland may not hold a second referendum on the sale of Congress Square this fall — instead opting for a slower approach in planning the park’s...

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